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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Rapid City Woman Sentenced For Concealing A Fugitive

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, woman convicted of Concealing Person from Arrest was sentenced on February 3, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Tina Ladeaux, a/k/a Tina M. Cooper, a/k/a Tina Cooperboyd, age 41, was sentenced to 1 year of probation, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and a $250 fine.   

Between September 2012 and November 2012, at Rapid City, Ladeaux concealed her husband, Eric Ladeaux, from law enforcement after she was informed that there was a warrant for his arrest for Escape on federal charges. 

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins.  

Updated June 22, 2015